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Friday, June 25, 2010

Publishing Pulse 6/25/10

It's been an amazing week in the blogosphere:

New Agent
Christine Mervart has joined Anderson Literary Management and is seeking Literary Fiction and Short Story Collections; in Non-Fiction she is seeking Celebrity, Pop Culture, Music, Film & Entertainment, History & Military, and Narrative.

Free Conference
Our own Elana Johnson has, with the help of a handful of authors, arranged for an online writer's conference featuring agents, editors, and other industry professionals. WriteOnCon is free; registration opens Thursday, July 1st.

Cool Stuff on the Web
Editorial Ass gives the inside scoop on why first pages are so important.

On KidLit.com Being Too Close to a Manusctipt and When to Tell Instead of Show.

Nathan Bransford spills on why he writes vague rejection letters and the importance of salutations.

Rachelle Gardener opened herself up to some very interesting Q&As.

Kristin Nelson dishes on the downside of multi-book deals.

The Adventurous Writer reveals the 5 biggest mistakes writers make.

GLA covers cleaning up formatting in a query and the five stages of querying.

Lucienne Driver talks about how to become a leader in fiction trends instead of a follower.

Former FinePrint intern guest blogs on Suzie Townsend's blog about the YA Query.

Contest News
Watch this weekend for a special announcement about our adult fiction contest, which will open on Tuesday, July 6th.

Thanks for dropping in!

Suzette Saxton writes books for tots, teens, and in-betweens. She is represented by Suzie Townsend of FinePrint Literary.


Anne Gallagher said...

Thanks for the shout-out Suzette!
Happy Weekend to you!

Stina said...

Thanks for the great links, Suz! Can't wait to check out the guest post on Suzie's blog.

Have a great weekend!

Unknown said...

You always have the best links - Happy Friday!

Suzette Saxton said...

Happy weekend to all of you!

feywriter said...

Wow, lots of great links! Thanks as always. :-)

Matthew MacNish said...

Great linkage! Thanks as always Suzette.

Today's guest blogger is Tahereh AKA TH Mafi!

Zoe C. Courtman said...

I really love these. Thanks so much!

Jemi Fraser said...

Thanks for the links Suzette - it's been a busy week and I've missed a few :)

Harlan Jonathan Lewin said...

Thanks for the tip on using Notepad to clean up formatting in a query. I just used it and it worked like a charm. I wouldn't have thought of it, so thanks, again.